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Bachelor of Oral Health
Bachelor of Oral Health

Bachelor of Oral Health

  • ID:UoM6110006
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma: 31

GCE A Levels: BCC

English Requirements

  • TOEFL (internet-based): total score of at least 94 and scores of at least 27 for writing, 23 for speaking, 24 for reading and 24 for listening.
    To submit your scores when you apply, use our TOEFL Institution Code: 0974.

  • IELTS: total score of at least 7.0 in the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no bands less than 7.0.

  • Pearson Test of English: overall score of at least 65 and achieve no PTE communicative skills score below 65.

Course Information

As a Bachelor of Oral Health student you'll develop all the scientific, theoretical and clinical skills to practice in oral health therapy — which includes careers as both dental hygienist and dental therapist.

You will learn alongside dental students at the Melbourne Dental School in a high-tech clinical setting. You will also have the opportunity to undertake placements in metropolitan clinics and rural areas.

You will learn from a clinical teaching team including active practitioners and world-leading academics who bring international leadership, research and policy expertise to the degree.

The Bachelor of Oral Health has combined vocational outcomes in hygiene and therapy.

CRICOS Code: 053176D

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Year 1

Year Long

  • Oral Health Practice 1

Semester 1

  • Society And Health 1

  • Oral Health Sciences 1

Semester 2

  • Society And Health 1B

  • Oral Health Sciences 1B

Year 2

Year Long

  • Oral Health Practice 2

Semester 1

  • Health Promotion 2

  • Oral Health Sciences 2

Semester 2

  • Health Promotion 2B

  • Oral Health Sciences 2B

Year 3

Year Long

  • Oral Health Therapy Research

  • Oral Health Practice 3

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

On graduation you could practise as an oral health therapist, a dental therapist or a dental hygienist.

In these roles, you may examine and diagnose oral and dental health conditions, plan oral health care, help prevent disease, provide clinical dental treatments, undertake oral health promotion and perform orthodontic and preventative procedures, including impressions and applying topical fluoride or fissure sealants. You will provide fillings and extract deciduous teeth for children and young adults as well as plan care, treat periodontal conditions and clean, scale and root plane teeth for people of all ages. You will also take and interpret radiographs, and work in collaboration with other dental and health practitioners to improve oral health.

We'll teach you how to work empathically with people to help them improve oral health, to plan and deliver oral health promotion interventions for individuals, groups and communities, and contribute to public oral health programs.

As a graduate, you'll find employment in private practices, public hospitals and the health services. You'll also find work in oral health research and teaching.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530$ per year

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